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George John Fisher

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  • Service number
    10/628 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George John AWMM
  • Surname
    Fisher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10/628 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    8 June 1894 Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 30 April 2015 - Original birth record
  • Place of birth
    Kopu (Thames, New Zealand) Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 30 April 2015 - Original birth record
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Waituhi, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George J. Fisher, Netherton, Thames River, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • EGYPT - 4 Dec 1914–26 Feb 1915 Including: The Defence of the Suez Canal - 25 Jan -26 February 1915 Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 9 May 2015 - 'The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection', URL:http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Well.html
    • Gallipoli - 25 Apr - 19/20 Dec 1915 Including: The 2nd Battle of Krithia; The Battle of Chunuk Bair Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 9 May 2015 - 'The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection', URL:http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Well.html
    • The Western Front - 18 Apr - 2 Oct 1916 Including: The Battle of the Somme Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 9 May 2015 - 'The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection', URL:http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Well.html
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    10/628 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 18/8/1914 Wellington Infantry Battalion, Taranaki Company Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 9 May 2015 - Military Personnel File
    • Feb 1916 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, Taranaki Company Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 9 May 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-15 Star

    British War Medal

    Victory Medal Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Territorials XI Regiment. Military training - enlistment to embarkation-Palmerston North Army Camp Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.

    Cunningham, W.H., Treadwell, C.A.L., & Hanna, J.S. (1928).
    The Wellington Regiment (NZEF) 1914-1919.
    Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn Limited.
    ("The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection")
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
      Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1
      18 August 1914
      New Plymouth Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Age on enlistment
    • 20 Years Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 7 or HMNZT 10 AWMM
      Vessel was Arawa or Limerick AWMM
      Private AWMM
      Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM
      Main Body AWMM
    • HMNZT 10 Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Cunningham, W.H., Treadwell, C.A.L., & Hanna, J.S. (1928).
      The Wellington Regiment (NZEF) 1914-1919.
      Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn Limited.
      ("The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection")

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • George Fisher was the son of Mrs. M. Fisher, of Normandy Rd., Paeroa, New Zealand, and the late Mr. G. J. Fisher. AWMM
    • Date of Birth 8 June 1894 at Kopu Thames Public - Amy - Other Relative - 8 March 2015 - Family Bible

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    • 22 Years. Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Family Papers.
  • Date of death
    2 October 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    • Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
    • Eaucourt l'Abbaye, Somme, Northern France Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Death notes
    • Somme, France AWMM
    • Private H.D. George stated: On the afternoon of 2-10-16 at Eaucourt l’Abbaye I saw this NCO lying dead. I knew this NCO well and am sure of his identity. Public - Raewyne - Other Relative - 1 May 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Cemetery name
    Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IV. H. 9. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • I am the grandnephew of George John ,his older brother Edward Fowe was my Grandfather , I can remember a photo of George on their sitting room wall sadly I don't know were it is now as I was living in Australia when my Grandparents Died
    Public - Lew - Other Relative - 4 August 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
04 August 2015LewWhangarei New ZealandOther Relative
30 April 2015RaewyneMorrinsville, New ZealandOther Relative
08 March 2015AmyGeelong, AustraliaOther Relative